The department's research interests are extremely broad, with researchers working in nearly all major areas of philosophy.
A selection of current and recent projects:
We have developed strong collaborative ties with researchers in a number of disciplines outside philosophy, such as physics, mathematics, climate science, political theory, complexity science, engineering mathematics, and social medicine.
Many of our academics collaborate in their research with academics from other institutions, such as University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Wisconsin at Madison, University of Oslo, University of Oxford, and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich.
Communicating our research with the wider public is an important and regular activity for us. Here are just a few public events we've been involved in:
Our research forms part of the overall research activities and strategies of the Faculty of Arts and the Bristol Institute for Research in the Humanities and Arts (BIRTHA).
We are committed to creating a supportive, safe, and welcoming environment for all of our members.